Certification Pre-testing Workshops

So we had a great response with these workshops, gave our ISVs a great opportunity to understand the process, what was involved and basically a roadmap on how to get your product certified and progressing into the Microsoft Partner Program as Certified or Gold Certified Partner, which also means you get access to more software and other benefits than you can shake a stick at. If you want to be kept informed next time we hold these workshops, jut send us an e-mail and we will let you know. 

Asj has been busy organising some certification pre-testing workshops for New Zealand ISVs. These workshops help you get your product certified by running through the certification requirements prior to submitting your application for actual certification. This way you can find and fix any problems beforehand.

There are only limited places so get in quick!

Here are the details: 


Blade consultants provide a total "hand held" experience to simplify your product certification process and ensure your business the opportunity to achieve Certified Partner or Gold Certified Partner in the Microsoft Partner Program.

In conjunction with Microsoft, Blade is providing 14 half-day workshops in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Blade expert consultants will do independent testing of your product, providing an analysis of your product’s readiness for certification. This enables you to identify and correct any compliance issues well before releasing your product to VeriTest.

Last year more New Zealand ISVs attained the Windows Certification than ever before, as Blade pre-testing workshops provided confidence and expertise and assisted ISVs throughout the entire process.

Certifications covered in Pre-Testing Workshops:

·        Certified for Windows Vista

·         Microsoft Platform Test (all components)

·         Microsoft Platform Test for Hosted Solutions

·         .NET Connected

·         Designed for Windows Mobile (Pocket PC)

·         Designed for Windows Mobile (Smartphone)

What to bring: Your product installation on a CD\USB key.

Usually Blade Pre-Testing Workshops cost approximately NZ$2,000 per day. Together with Microsoft New Zealand's support, Blade can offer this service for only $285.00 + GST. providing NZ ISVs the opportunity to qualify for the Microsoft Partner Program and leverage all the benefits of being a Certified or Gold Certified Partner.

Cancellations \ No Shows:
Please phone (04) 976 8446 at least 48 hours prior to the workshop date. In case of a no-show no refund will be issued.

Should you have any questions about the workshops please email mailto:winlogo@blade.net.nz?subject=Re:%20Windows%20Logo%20Pre-Testing%20Workshops or phone (04) 976 8446.

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